The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC (Molpus), a timberland investment management organization headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, was recently awarded, on behalf of a client, the Carbon Project Developer of the Year Award by the California Climate Action Reserve (CAR) at the 2019 North American Carbon World (NACW) conference held in Los Angeles, California.    

Molpus managed the portfolio on behalf of an institutional client with timberland properties in multiple U.S. states. The project represents the eighth-largest carbon project in the history of CAR. 

“While providing an accretive source of investment income for our clients, carbon markets dovetail well with their sustainable property management objectives,” said, Bob Lyle, president of Molpus. 

“This project is a great example of how sound, sustainable timber management and a carbon conservation projects can coexist and provide benefits for all involved to help mitigate climate change through emissions accounting and reduction.”

Bob Lyle, Molpus President

Molpus recognizes CAR’s instrumental role with its U.S. carbon emissions reduction work. Molpus has an experienced team active within the specialized carbon and renewable energy markets, and plans to remain actively engaged in the conservation and environmental sector.

About The Molpus Woodlands Group

The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC (Molpus) acquires, manages, and sells timberland as an investment vehicle for pension funds, college endowments, foundations, insurance companies, and high-net-worth individual investors. Molpus currently manages approximately 1.8 million acres of timberland investments in 17 states. Molpus incorporates environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies and practices into investment analysis and decision-making. Molpus believes its strong ESG performance has positive implications for the environment and the future of Molpus. Molpus was founded in 1996 as a timber investment management organization (TIMO) and has a company legacy dating back to 1905. Molpus is one of the oldest timber-related companies in the United States.